We trundled out to the Opera House for the Colter Wall show this evening. For those unfamiliar with his music, Colter Wall is a young guy from Swift Current Saskatchewan (or as he calls it, Speedy Creek) who has been making a name for himself… Read More
I listen to a lot of music outside of the mainstream star-maker machinery these days, and I’m constantly amazed at the breadth of content people have posted up on YouTube. It’s a remarkable resource. People learning this music when I was growing up without any… Read More
Here’s the Lazy Goat Stringband…..
Here’s Jack Antler again, this time performing Greasy Coat. This was at our local open mic last night at Fair Grounds Coffee – right here in Long Branch. Ted Myerscough on Guitar and me on clawhammer banjo.
Jack Antler played for the first time in front of an audience at our local open mic at Fair Grounds Coffee tonight. Here’s a video of one of the tunes we played, Cold Frosty Morning. It was an appropriate tune, given the cold temperatures we’ve… Read More
Last month when I played some tunes at the Fair Grounds Open Mic here in Long Branch I met a fellow named Ted Myerscough. Ted responded to my clawhammer playing and told me he played some guitar, so I suggested we get together and jam… Read More
Here are Cathy Barton and Dave Para on the Paul Pepper radio show, performing Pap and Jenny, a song I’m familiar with from their 2010 Sweet Journeys album.
The Earl White Stringband on the Floyd Radio Show
That’s John Herrmann on banjo and vocals, Steve Rosen on guitar, Erynn Marshall on fiddle. Roy Andrade on the other fiddle. The bass player’s name is on the tip of my brain….Tom….? I didn’t make it to the 2018 Midwest Banjo Camp, but I hope… Read More
Earlier I posted Mac Beattie’s Log Driver’s Song. Reg Hill played fiddle in Beattie’s Ottawa Valley Melodiers. Here he is doing a piece with a title on the same theme, The Timber Raft Jig.